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I have a dell inspiron 1501. I need to know a way to get into the BIOS, it has a password on it. The hard drive is also locked by a password. HELP!

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Thats a tricky problem. If you do not know the password, then you will have to open the laptop covers at the bottom and remove the battery for a minute or two and then reinsert it. That should disable the password. Then press F2 at boot up and enter the BIOS.
You will need to find the cmos battery for the motherboard(watch battery on the motherboard) and remove that for about 15 seconds and then re-install. This should clear the BIOS password. As far as the password for the harddrive... if it is an OS password then you can try using password recovery software(not available from this website) that cost money for the software. use the password recovery disc that was created when the password was installed, or re-install the operating system...The files and programs may be lost.
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